[Clipping: Women pilots flew for their country]

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Page 2: Newspaper clipping of an article about a reunion of the WASPin Tucson, Arizona, and delving into WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown's experience as a female pilot. The article includes photos of Eleanor Brown, the author Jim Bishop, and a photo of Eleanor Brown perched on the wing of a plane. There are other articles on the back of the clipping, including two about car crashes.

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1 clipping : ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 31 cm.

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Bishop, Jim October 13, 2002.

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National WASP WWII Museum

Located at Avenger Field in Nolan County Texas, the WASP World War II Museum commits to preserving the legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. As a teaching museum, it features archives, exhibits, and oral histories that record a significant period in history when women dared to break barriers and contribute to victory.

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Page 2: Newspaper clipping of an article about a reunion of the WASPin Tucson, Arizona, and delving into WASP Eleanor "Mickey" Brown's experience as a female pilot. The article includes photos of Eleanor Brown, the author Jim Bishop, and a photo of Eleanor Brown perched on the wing of a plane. There are other articles on the back of the clipping, including two about car crashes.

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1 clipping : ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 31 cm.

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  • "Women pilots flew for their country," Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas, October 13, 2002. pp. 1A-2A

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National WASP WWII Museum

Bringing the history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots to life, these archives represent the role of the flight school in training women pilots to fly military planes and show how WASPs responded socially and professionally to new challenges brought by war. Included are financial documents, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, pilots' logs, and flight manuals.

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Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • October 13, 2002

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 15, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

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  • Aug. 9, 2018, 10:22 a.m.

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Bishop, Jim. [Clipping: Women pilots flew for their country], clipping, October 13, 2002; Victoria, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth908954/: accessed June 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.